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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Homeless people in Jersey (FOI)

Homeless people in Jersey (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 10 May 2017.



How does the State categorise somebody as being homeless?


How many people in Jersey are currently homeless and how many are currently using shelters?


How many people were homeless in Jersey, at any point, during 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?


How do these figures compare with Guernsey and the UK?


Can you also breakdown the yearly figures since 2011 into the following age groups:

  • how many people under 25 years of age? 
  • how many people between 26 and 35? 
  • how many people between 36 and 50? 
  • how many people between 50 and 60? 
  • how many people are over the age of 60?


What is the capacity of shelters on the Island?


Are the shelters ever full / do they have to turn people away? If so how often?


What is the most common length of time that someone is homeless or living in a shelter for? 


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Please see a link to a previous response provided on this subject. We do not hold any additional information.

Number of homeless people in Jersey (FOI)

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